The City of Berkeley is currently accepting applications for Rosarian. Under general supervision, this position performs skilled work in the cultivation and care of rose plants in the City of Berkeley Rose Garden and maintains the appearance of the garden grounds and facilities and adjacent City property. This single position class specializes in the cultivation and care of rose plants.
One (1) year of experience in parks and landscape maintenance at the journey level supplemented by considerable experience in the propagation, cultivation and care of a wide variety of rose plants.
Must possess a valid California driver's license and have a satisfactory driving record; must possess sufficient strength and stamina to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds; must be willing to work out of doors in all weather conditions.
Berkeley is a city with a small population and a big reputation. In California alone, there are more than 30 cities bigger than Berkeley. In Alameda County, Berkeley is ranked fourth in population behind Oakland, Fremont, and Hayward. And yet, we are famous around the globe as a center for academic achievement, scientific exploration, free speech and the arts.Our mission is to provide quality serv...ice to our diverse community; promote an accessible, safe, healthy, environmentally sound and culturally rich city; initiate innovative solutions; embrace respectful democratic participation; respond quickly and effectively to neighborhood and commercial concerns, and do so in a fiscally sound manner.
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